Renfe acts as shadow operator in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico


In consortium with Ineco and DB Engineering & Consulting, Renfe will participate for three years in the Maya Train project in Mexico. Renfe will be the "shadow operator" of the procuring entity (the National Tourism Development Fund) in the implementation of the project, providing support during its construction and defining the operations and maintenance requirements.

The shadow operator will also monitor the manufacture, delivery and commissioning of rolling stock and all systems until the testing period for the commercial service.



  • Length of the network: 1,525 km.
  • It will connect Palenque with Cancun via two routes (west-north and east-south)
  • 28 stations

A new step in the company´s international expansion process

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